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More than just football
First year of the High Five Hope program in Mindanao – a football tournament for boys and girls in Davao City.

Mindanao Times, May 2012 Read the Article

 

Revealed: The winners of the Seattle 2.0 Startup Awards
High Five Hope wins in the ‘Do-Gooder of the Year’ Category!

GeekWire May 2012 Read the Article ; Bill’s Acceptance Speech

 

3 kids live hoop dreams in High Five Hope
The story of three boys from the streets of Cebu in the High Five Hope Program.

Sun Star Cebu, May 2012 Read the Article

 

How a high-five changed this Microsoft GM’s life, and helped a bunch of kids
The story of how Bill created High Five Hope and the journey thus far…

GeekWire March 2012 Read the Article

 

Children at Risk Find Solace in Sports
A few street children are taking to sports to learn skills that could help them overcome challenges.

Sun Star Cebu June 2011 Read the Article

 

High Five Hoops, Bringing Hope Through Hoops
On October 23-25, over 500 street children from Manila and Cebu will participate in the 3rd Annual Hope Sports Fest, thanks to High Five Hope.

HooPh! October 2010 Read the Article

 

High Five Ends with Sportsfest
After two weeks of learning the fundamental basketball skills, which included basic dribbling and shooting, the kids put their lessons to good use as they graduated by playing in a mini-tournament at the close of the 1st High Five Hope last Sunday at the Cebu Coliseum.

Sun Star Cebu October 2010 Read the Article

 

High Five Gets Street Kids to Hoops
A few street children of Cebu City now have an athletic diversion. The 1st High Five Hope Cebu Sportsfest, organized by High Five Hope in coordination with the Cebu City Task Force for Street Children, opened yesterday at Don Bosco College.

Sun Star Cebu September 2010 Read the Article

 

Hoops Bring Hope to Children in Philippines
Two years ago, Microsoft employee Bill Hilf founded High Five Hope, an organization that uses basketball to help children in the Philippines build their confidence in hopes of giving them a path out of poverty.

Microsoft News Center November 2009 Read the Article

 

Give Him a High Five
A spur-of-the-moment basketball game with some children from Cebu has left a lasting impression on American basketball fanatic Bill Hilf.

Manila Bulletin November 2009 Read the Article

 

Redmond Resident Brings Hope Through Hoops
For Redmond resident and sixth-year Microsoft employee Bill Hilf, it’s all about giving back.

Redmond Reporter October 2009 Read the Article